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CLASSIC IRON: 1962 PARILLA WILDCAT SCRAMBLE...

Jul 21, 2016Comments off6997 Views

Like stealing candy from the Triumph Cubs

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: COTTON COBRA 250

Feb 26, 2016Comments off4274 Views

Imported by PABATCO of Hodaka fame—the British Cotton was unique

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 HODAKA 100 SUP...

Feb 10, 2016Comments off10144 Views

A strange marriage results in a giant seller

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1976 AMMEX 250MX

Jan 24, 2016Comments off4568 Views

The only brand owned by an AMA National Champion

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 AMERICAN EAGLE...

Jan 10, 2016Comments off5718 Views

An American motocross bike? The history will surprise many

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1963 YAMAHA 250 ASC...

Sep 03, 2015Comments off5600 Views

The bike you would really want to race at Ascot

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1965 BSA BANTAM 175...

Aug 05, 2015Comments off5139 Views

The BSA Bantam was a DKW war prize

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1960 HUSQVARNA 175 ...

Apr 22, 2015Comments off9365 Views

It did in Sweden what Hodaka did in America

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 AJS 250 STORME...

Mar 06, 2015Comments off7528 Views

AJS is an acronym for Albert John Stevens

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 DUCATI 450 R/T...

Oct 07, 2014Comments off7215 Views

Taglioni's sole Desmodromic valve motocross biike

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1962 BSA 500 CATALI...

Feb 01, 2014Comments off4695 Views

By Tom White The BSA Catalina Scrambler was the perfect machine for a rider like AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Chuck ?Feets? Minert. Minert excelled

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1966 WHITE TORNADO ...

Jan 02, 2014Comments off2973 Views

By Tom White The White Motorcycle company didn?t stay in business very long, nor did they sell very many motorcycles back in the ?60s. Based

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1952 FB MONDIAL 200

Nov 24, 2013Comments off2594 Views

By Tom White The FB Mondial Motociclistica was founded by Count Giuseppe Boselli in 1948 in Arcore, Italy. Prior to WWII, FB Mondial manufactured motorized

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1974 YAMAHA YZ250A

Feb 27, 2013Comments off6195 Views

By Tom White The Yamaha DT-1 Enduro, introduced in 1968, was neither a very good street bike nor a good enduro bike, yet it was

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1967 GREEVES CHALLE...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off3376 Views

By Tom White Bert Greeves began making motorcycles in 1951 and produced his first racing motorcycle in 1954. Total production output in 1954 was 14

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 DKW 125

Feb 02, 2013Comments off6123 Views

By Tom White The German-built Sachs/DKW 125 was one of the first popular purpose-built 125 motocross bikes in America. When motocross exploded in the U.S.

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1985 YAMAHA YZ490

Jan 16, 2013Comments off8614 Views

By Tom White The 1985 AMA 500cc National Championship would be the sixth and final championship for Broc Glover. Broc's career included a remarkable 50

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1966 HUSQVARNA 360 ...

Dec 12, 2012Comments off2253 Views

By Tom White Two-strokes made their first impact in the 250 class, where the woefully underpowered four-strokes quickly succumbed to the light weight and snappy

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1972 CZ400

Dec 05, 2012Comments off5984 Views

By Tom White Manufactured in Czechoslovakia (the first CZ bike was made in 1932), the 1971-1972 yellow tankers were very similar to other CZ's of

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1973 KAWASAKI F11M ...

Nov 14, 2012Comments off5066 Views

By Tom White By 1973, the Japanese manufacturers realized that warmed-over trail bikes wouldn?t cut it in the growing American motocross market. Though Kawasaki had

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1963 YAMAHA 250 ASC...

Jun 28, 2012Comments off2459 Views

By Tom White Southern California's Ascot Park was the hotbed of flat-track racing in the western United States in the 1960s and 1970s. AMA rules

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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID WEEK REPORT (0...

Apr 14, 2012Comments off864 Views

INSIDE THE REINVENTION OF FACTORY KTM'S U.S. RACE TEAM WITH CARLOS RIVERA Carlos Rivera's job was to get Dungey's bike as light as possible. Japanese

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 MONARK 125MX

Dec 21, 2011Comments off4110 Views

B y Tom White ?Out-of-the-box winner??that is exactly how Monark marketed their motocross machines. The 21-horsepower, six-speed, 54mm x 54mm Sachs 6B engine came with

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1959 ESO 500 SCRAMB...

Dec 06, 2011Comments off3820 Views

By Tom White ESO motorcycles were designed by engineer Jaroslav Simandl and built in the Czechoslovakian Jawa/CZ factory. Though the engine was originally designed by

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1967 MONTESA 250 LA...

Dec 06, 2011Comments off2462 Views

By Tom White Montesa was formed in 1944 by Pedro Permanyer and Francisco Bulto (who later formed Bultaco). In 1963, American entrepreneur Kim Kimball, in

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1974 HUSQVARNA 125C...

Dec 06, 2011Comments off4874 Views

By Tom White The Husqvarna 125CR was produced from 1972 until 1985. It was often hard to tell one model year from another, and our